Small Acreage Management

Understanding Your Land Understanding Your Land
Your source for information and educational materials for sustainably managing your land. To improve your land stewardship, it is essential to understand the resources on your land (Soil, water, animals, plants, and air) and develop a custom management plan based on your property goals. Learn more

Hot Topics & News

Caring for your Land during Drought Workshop Caring for your Land during Drought Workshop
Are you prepared for the potential drought? Workshop May 2, 2015, Grand Junction. Learn more
Colorado Small Acreage Services Database Colorado Small Acreage Services Database
Have some work to do on your property and looking for some resources to help you get it done? Find local resources, contractors, and suppliers in your area. Learn more
Current Newsletter - Winter 2015 Newsletter Current Newsletter
The Winter newsletter addresses soils, native hedges, marketing opportunities for local producers, growing vegetables, winter water for livestock & horses, food labels, western whorled milkweed poisoning in livestock and the cold snap lingering effects. Learn more.
Healthy Living with Goats Healthy Living with Goats
An overview of health issues for the backyard farmer. More info.
Small Acreage Irrigation Guide Small Acreage Irrigation Guide
Water rights, uses, irrigation management, and overview of irrigation systems and pumps. Download guide.
Small Acreage Success Story Small Acreage Success Story
Landowner shares his experience with pasture management. Watch now.
Colorado Forage Guide Colorado Forage Guide
Read about common Colorado forages; their uses, management, and seeding. Download guide.

2015 Events Calendar

2015 Native Plant Master® Program
Apr 18 Container Vegetable Gardening
Apr 21 Bringing Your Food Product to Market Food Safety Training for CO Cottage Food Producers
Apr 29 Weeds 101
Apr 30 Weeds 101
Apr 30 Pasture, Weed, and Water-Wise Landscaping Workshop
Apr 30 Food Safety Webinar for Backyard Gardeners focusing on Spring Planting and the Front Yard Farm Stand Movement (Part 1 of 2)
May 2 Wildfire Mitigation and Prep Workshop
May 4 Private Pesticide Applicators workshop
May 5 Weeds 101
May 6 Weeds 101
May 7 Equine Biosecurity: What can you do? Webinar
May 16 Small Acreage Workshop – Grow food and livestock on your small acreage!
June 6 Urban Farm Tour and Workshop

 

Updated Friday April 17 2015